Friday, 10 November 2017

The Evil Tester Show - 002 Provocative Therapy and Quality Coaches (Software Testing Podcast)

TLDR; Provocative Therapy is a great study area. And Quality Coaches might not be the best cure for what ails your modern software development process.

The second episode. It is available as a audio and video covers Provocative Therapy and the Testers Role in Modern Software Development - also looking at the notion of Quality Coaches.

Provocative Therapy

  • What is provocative therapy?
  • The Goals of provocative therapy
  • Humour in provocative therapy
  • How to use provocative therapy as a consultant

Tester’s Role in Modern Software Development

  • What is the tester’s role in modern software development?
  • Why are people confused about a Tester’s role on Agile?
  • Why is Agile Testing Hard?
  • Why will Quality Coaching help?
  • What does a tester really do?
  • What makes a good tester different from other people on an Agile team?
  • What are the dangers with Test Coaches?
  • How do we define our own role on Agile Projects?
  • What does a tester do on Agile Projects?
  • Can programmer’s test their own code?